"The reality is that you can make very meaningful measurements that significantly reduce uncertainty at almost no cost and with no additional work."
- Vince Dasta, Associate Director
Protiviti Associate Director Vince Dasta discusses why cyber risk quantification is critical to a successful cyber risk program.
"Companies have a lot of tools and a lot of information at their disposal to fight cyber crime, but most companies struggle to turn that data into usable information that helps them make decisions about the way that they manage their programs and understand the risks to their organization.
Being able to do that in business terms – the way they would look at any other type of enterprise risk – is something that companies are starting to realize is possible, and there’s a lot of interest in doing that now coming from the top all the way down, from the board of directors all the way to the practitioners that have to do this every day." Listen Now
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